The Entire West Virginia Supreme Court Was Just Impeached

West Virginia lawmakers made a historic decision Monday: They voted to impeach the state’s entire Supreme Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state.
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The Judiciary has been abusing our nation for decades and I’d like to see more judges called out, removed, and pension-less.

According to NBC News, all four justices were charged with neglect of duty, abusing their power, and failing to reign in the spending of the others.

Getting caught with your hand in the till and then start blaming the people who caught you! Must be a liberal democrat.

Can we do this to the ninth circuit by any chance?

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The Blaze:

West Virginia lawmakers made a historic decision Monday: They voted to impeach the state’s entire Supreme Court of Appeals, the highest court in the state.

What are the details?

The West Virginia House of Delegates Judiciary Committee approved 14 articles of impeachment against the court’s four sitting justices last week. Their alleged grievances ranged from misusing taxpayer money for office renovations to using state-owned property, including a historic desk, for personal use.

The full House of Delegates considered the articles of impeachment on Monday, ultimately approving 11 of them through a series of votes that fell along party lines, the New York Times reported.

Eight of the articles targeted the court’s chief justice, Allen Loughry, who, according to the Times, has been suspended since June. Among other accusations, he is accused of lying to lawmakers and using state property for his personal use, including vehicles and gas cards.

The remaining justices — acting Chief Justice Margaret Workman and Justices Robin Davis and Elizabeth Walker — were impeached on three articles. Workman and Davis were impeached for overpaying senior status judges on lower courts, while Davis was impeached for misusing $500,000 in taxpayer funds on office renovations. More

I applaud the state for having the guts to go after these people. Everyone should be judged and held to the same standards because no one is above the law or personal responsibility.

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